Wisdom Tooth Pain
Located at the back of your upper and lower row of teeth and the last to show in your mouth are the wisdom teeth.
Breaking through the gums much later than other teeth, from the teenage years or later. It is not uncommon for wisdom teeth position themselves incorrectly as they develop causing complications.
Typical issues relating to wisdom teeth include insufficient room along the jaw for the wisdom teeth to fit in the mouth and as s a result, they can become grow sideways (impacted), which places pressure on surrounding bone structures and teeth. Shouldthis occurs, the wisdom teeth must be extracted.
In most extraction cases, an x-ray is needed to help us plan the best way to remove troublesome teeth/wisdom teeth. The removal of teeth can be performed under local anaesthesia, IV Sedation or general anaesthesia. These options, as well as the possible surgical risks, will be discussed with you before the procedure is performed.